Category Archives: Health System

Vizient Launches Direct to Employer Solutions for Health Care Systems

To meet the increasing demand from self-insured employers looking to contract with health care provider networks, Vizient, Inc. announced the launch of its Direct to Employer Solutions for health care systems.

Union Health (Terre Haute, IN) Increasing Patient Access to Specialty Drugs

Union Health recently launched an on-site specialty pharmacy  in partnership with Trellis Rx, a specialty pharmacy services provider.  At the specialty pharmacy, pharmacy liaisons manage financial assistance applications, insurance authorizations, medication refills and more, the health system said. Patients also receive medication education and counseling from the pharmacists. Union Health said it plans to expand its […]

Shields Acquires Excelera Shining Spotlight on Health System Specialty Pharmacies

Since 2015, the prevalence of health system-owned specialty pharmacies in large hospitals has doubled, with nearly 90 percent of large hospitals operating a specialty pharmacy in 2019

Bon Secours Mercy Health Launches Internal Group Purchasing Organization

Numerous health systems have established internal GPOs

Does UPMC’s Divestiture of Chartwell Pennsylvania Signal a New Trend?

CarepathRx recently announced that it plans to acquire part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (UPMC’s) Chartwell pharmacy subsidiary in a $400 million deal.

The Greater Cincinnati Region Gains Access to a New Cancer Center

St. Elizabeth recently opened a new 250,000-square-foot Cancer Center that will meet the needs of patients in both the region and nation